Edgar A. Lawrence
August 14, 1934 - January 4, 2012
Edgar A. Lawrence, 77, passed away peacefully on Jan 4, 2012, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born Aug. 14, 1934, in New City, N.Y., the son of the late Andrew Lawrence and May Polhemus Lawrence, age 99.
He served in the U.S. Navy from 1956 until his honorable discharge in 1961. He served aboard the USS Chanticleer and saw duty in the far east.
Edgar was employed in the building department in the town of Clarkstown for over 30 years, retiring in 1996.
Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife of 34 years, Joyce M. Venezia Lawrence, his step-daughters Pamela (Samuel) Scavera and Christine (Richard) Raffo, his four grandchildren, his three great grandchildren, his brothers Warren (Barbara) Lawrence and Gary (Donna) Lawrence, his sister Eleanor Dickson and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, Jan. 9, at noon at the Schuylerville United Methodist Church, Church Street in Schuylerville. Cemetery services with full military honors followed at The Gerald B.H. Solomon National Cemetery in Schuylerville.
Friends visited the family at the church from 11 a.m. until noon.
The family suggests that in lieu of flowers memorials take the form of donations to the Schroon Lake Emergency Squad, Schroon Lake 12870.